Le Cordon Bleu Master, Chef Samantha Gowing

Welcome

Gowings Food Health Wealth is a global wellness solutions company founded by Le Cordon Bleu Master, Chef and Clinical Nutritionist Samantha Gowing in 1999. We created Byron Bay Cooking School to teach our students how to embrace all things healthy in hands-on Food as Medicine workshops and executive wellness events. We also create signature culinary programs for luxury hotels, spas and health retreats worldwide, and offer dynamic, disruptive mentoring programs that help food and health entrepreneurs become better business people.

Food as Medicine Cooking Classes

Le Cordon Bleu Master Chef Samantha Gowing (Dip.Hlth.Sci.-Nut; LCBMGastTour) help put food as medicine on the map by using her unique blend of award-winning clinical nutrition, fine dining and business expertise. Her classes are hilarious, informative and delicious! Find A Class

Resort and Spa Consulting

As Australia's Spa Cuisine Guru, Sam handcrafts menus and bakes kitchen systems that service the global wellness tourism marketplace & the booming arena of luxury lifestyle retreats, clean eating restaurants, health spas and beach resorts. Visit Resorts

Executive Team Building Events

Sam has been teaching food as medicine in her popular cooking classes and onsite corporate events for more than fifteen years. Competitive, executive master chef challenges bring work teams together in a fun and educational environment. Watch Video

Mentoring Programs

Whether you're a startup business, health practitioner, chef, author or cyber warrior, Sam's proven wellness business mentoring programs help food and health professionals become entrepreneurs and much happier business people. FREE Discovery Session.

Conference Speaker

Inspiring. Empowering. Hilarious & Entertaining. Be it speaking to international heavyweights in the spa and food industry or helping the next up and coming cafe, restaurant or health practitioner, Sam Gowing is an incredible mentor with a wealth of experience in health and nutrition, wisdom and the all-too-rare common sense. Watch Sam

Product Development

As an avid whole food forecaster, Sam can help you develop, create and invent unique recipes and nutrition products anticipating trends and getting them on the shelves ahead of the rest. View Products

‘I had the absolute pleasure of attending my first cooking class with the lovely Chef Sam Gowing. A few years back I never would have dreamt that I would be so lucky to be working with such amazing people and discovering my passion for food. There was a week back in 2016 where I made up a bunch of fried rice and that’s all I ate for a whole week. Like we’re talking breakfast, lunch and dinnerI had no idea about cooking (clearly) and wasn’t interested in learning about what I was putting into my body. Fast forward 3 years and I’ve got the privilege of learning from the best’ – Stacey Allen, MKR

‘I had the absolute pleasure of attending my first cooking class with the lovely Chef Sam Gowing. A few years back I never would have dreamt that I would be so lucky to be working with such amazing people and discovering my passion for food. There was a week back in 2016 where I made up a bunch of fried rice and that’s all I ate for a whole week. Like we’re talking breakfast, lunch and dinner I had no idea about cooking (clearly) and wasn’t interested in learning about what I was putting into my body. Fast forward 3 years and I've got the privilege of learning from the best’ - Stacey Allen, MKR 
Stacey & Ash
Sam created a phenomenal experience for my leadership team of 11 Regional Managers in our Byron Bay 3 day retreat offsite. Sam gathered all of our various nutrition requests from sensitivities and vegan, to the most random food concerns, she was able to cater to all of our needs, and the food tasted absolutely delicious! The food was healthy, delicious and we were left feeling full and nourished every day. The experience her and her team created was seamless, and her agility to respond to time changes and move with our daily regime was easy and flawless. I would recommend Sam for any food experiences in the future.
Alex Shaughnessy
Director Retail & Community AUNZ / Lululemon
Sam talked me through the bigger picture, giving me clarity not only of my goals but importantly for me clarity on the now. Love the life you live as each day is an important moment in your personal journey and reaching the goals you set. Sam’s wealth of knowledge, experience, along with her generosity of spirit make her a natural mentor. She doesn’t gloss over the difficulties that you may be experiencing, but is able to provide another view that has helped me make decisions I had been putting off, in doing so I’ve cleared the path of blockers and created space for positive outcomes.
Robyn Nowell
Author & Founder / Robyn's Seasonal Kitchen
Samantha Gowing’s warmth, extensive food knowledge and sense of fun is always a crowd pleaser, which is why she has become a favourite for community food shows. Sam’s also a great MC with a heart of gold, a cheeky wit and a head full of amazing information that she is happy to share with great style.
Anne Briggs
"Splendour Day 1: Compliments to the Chef"
Illy
"Inspiring. Empowering. Hilarious & Entertaining. Be it speaking to international heavyweights in the spa and food industry or helping the next up and coming cafe, restaurant or health practitioner, Sam Gowing is an incredible mentor with a wealth of experience, wisdom and the all-too-rare common sense. There is no one else like Sam; she truly is the Queen of Conscious Cuisine!"
Marcus Pearce
"Sam Gowing is the fairy god mother of the food, health, and wellness industry. Not only does she embody wisdom and have stellar experience, she also knows exactly how to help raise you (and your business) from servant to your trade to the belle of the ball! All of this and more packaged into a gorgeous, caring and gracious soul."
Carrie Thomson-Casey
"Sam Gowing is a wonderful blend of straight talking Aussie, well-travelled chef and wellness loving yogi. Just my kind of lady! Just what I need in a business mentor."
Judy Plath
Nourish Cafe
"What I love most is that she was able to talk to me in my own language. She took all her knowledge of systems, marketing funnels, premium clients, pricing, blogging, newsletters and the most current software knowledge of the time and translated it into Keri. She gave me the practical skills that I SO desperately needed but also a warm loving kick up the base chakra to believe in myself and have fun whilst I kicked my goals.”
Keri Kreiger
"Starting up a new business can make your world spin off its axis. Fortunately for me, Sam's come along and brought some sanity in my business life. She is there on the other side of the receiver answering my questions with workable solutions. invaluable input when you need it most."
Cinzia Cozzolino
"Samantha Gowing is a culinary pioneer for the spa and wellness industry. She offers the complete wellness solution for luxury hotels and spa’s, bringing together her global experience as a chef, a keen business acumen and her training in natural medicine. Her energy and passion is evident whether she is on stage, mentoring one to one or designing a creative gastronomic menu. Sam is definitely Australia’s leading spa chef!"
Sonja Sorich
Spa Wellness Consulting
“With the increasing demand for beautifully prepared, healthy food and the escalating global health issues, Vue de monde enjoys a nurturing nutritional alliance with Samantha Gowing. This combined with thirty years experience in hospitality and the corporate arena makes her a true champion of balanced living!”
Shannon Bennett
“Sam Gowing is Australia’s spa cuisine guru. She is a font of wisdom when it comes to tasty, healthy eating!”
Matt Preston
"Samantha Gowing showed me a few things I didn’t know for which I am most grateful. She’s a great teacher, fun to work with and she gets results. Thanks Samantha!”
Ita Buttrose
AO, OBE
“I had the good fortune of stumbling across Sam Gowing back in 2002. Since then, whenever I’m run down, flat out, over-roasted, or in need to some professional “energy support”, she is the one I call. She always sets me back on the path to good health, and manages to do so in a way that makes food sexy, and exercise delightful. She has a big heart, and this makes her the real deal. I love her way.”
Clare Bowditch
"The woman is a culinary genius – and so knowledgeable about food. The dishes she creates not only taste amazing, but they all serve a particular purpose for your body. Someone I love, admire and have so much respect for."
Jess Ainscough

Recipes

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